Philosophy Today

Founded in 1957, Philosophy Today is a quarterly magazine published by DePaul University. The magazine has a circulation of over 1,000 readers and specializes in information on contemporary philosophy and philosophers. The Editor of the magazine is David W. Pellauer.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 4, Winter

From Communicative Action to the Face of the Other: Habermas and Levinas on the Foundations of Moral Theory
Of all those who have influenced the contemporary renewal of moral theory in continental philosophy, Jurgen Habermas and Emmanuel Levinas are surely the most important. Finding resonances in quite different and often opposing schools of thought, Habermas's...
From Metaphysics to Moral Philosophy
One hundred years after the founding of the Revue de Metaphysique et de Morale by Xavier Leon and Elie Halevy, an important question arises for the current directors ofthe journal, that of knowing whether-and in what sense they today carry on the concerns...
Heidegger and Kant: The Question of Idealism
There is a privileged relationship, even an acknowledged proximity, between Kant and Heidegger. Heidegger often recognized this, a fact which is all the more striking in view of his otherwise more critical treatment of the great figures of the tradition....
Mythology and Freedom: Nicholas Berdyaev's Uses of Jacob Boehme's Ungrund Myth
In two recent works, David Ray Griffin has noted the possibilities in the theology of the Russian Orthodox personalist existentialist philosopher/theologian Nicholas Berdyaev for contemporary process theology, which Griffin calls constructive postmodern...
Nietzsche's Genealogy
Two related and yet opposing forces cut across Nietzsche's writings from The Birth of Tragedy to Nietzsche Contra Wagner: the desire to champion a life-affirming noble way of life, and an ironic "evil eye" for all that is mendacious-and not only with...
The Onto-Theo-Logical Nature of Anselm's Metaphysics
In a recent article, Jean-Luc Marion has attempted to distinguish Anselm's famous Proslogion argument from what will later come to be called the ontological proof.1 According to the historical genealogy that he provides, Anselm is not only exempt from...
Wrongdoing and Ignorance: Socrates Defended
This is a strange complication, a strange sort of knot; for the whole misfortune consists in the way thought is twined. Kierkegaard In the Protagoras, Socrates makes the extraordinary claim that all wrongdoing stems from ignorance. By this he means that...
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